Job Description


  • Be part of something BIG!
  • Career opportunity within Defence Industries
  • Permanent full time opportunity 


About the Role  


Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, as the Platform Manager you will be responsible for the quality and effectiveness of the program management services being provided by the program Integrated Project Team.  As such you are the single point of contact for their allocated platforms.  You’ll provide planning and oversight throughout the maintenance lifecycle, ensuring that External Maintenance Period (EMP) objectives can be achieved through sufficient support within the constraints and resources available.

Importantly, you’ll be responsible for the engagement and alignment of stakeholders, in particular the ship staff, project office and internal teams to achieve asset availability to meet the client’s operational needs. 


It is a requirement of this position that you hold a current Drivers’ Licence, a Construction White Card and be eligible to hold an Australian Defence Security Clearance.


About you


You will have strong negotiation and influencing skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships with a variety of people at different levels both internally and externally.  You’ll be required to make robust decisions and call on your superior problem solving skills.


Your experience will include:

  • Technical trade(or higher) qualifications;
  • Strong project management, time management and organisational skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required to ensure interwoven relationships are maintained and daily communication of asset reliability is provided; and
  • The ability to mentor and motivate to meet customer expectations.


This role is based at Henderson, WA.


Your future at Babcock – what we offer you

  • We provide an agile work environment where you’re able to work onsite and remotely, and to set you up for this we provide a laptop and working from home kit if required;
  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, volunteer leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more;
  • We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave;
  • You’ll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan;
  • Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program plus wellbeing leave;
  • You’ll be able to participate in our weRecognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day in living our principles which are Be kind, Collaborate, Be Curious, Think Outcomes, Be Courageous and Own & Deliver.


Who we are


Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.


Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,300 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy.


Some of the programs our team across Australia and New Zealand are proud to be a part of involve:


  • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Providing fleet wide through life support and asset management services for Navy customers;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.


So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


To learn more about Babcock visit


Job req # 58387


We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, due to the defence orientation of this role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain an appropriate level of Defence Security Clearance for the role, as defined in the AGSVA guidelines.

Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment checks. These checks may include but not limited to, reference checks, police check, security check, qualifications and right to work.

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